Category Archives: Gideon

A Great Business Idea

I have a great business idea for the right person with the right skill set. If you are a hair stylist, working predominately with African-Americans, and even better if you are a Christian, there is a gold-mine waiting for you. … Continue reading

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I got “Blindsided”

A recent conversation with Gideon: G-“Dad, when can I get signed up for football?” Me: “Soon, son. You’ll make a great player. You’ve definitely got the body type for football. We just have to work on your heart. You’ve got … Continue reading

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“You never leave a man behind!”

“You never leave a man behind R., You never leave a man behind!” That’s the order I heard coming from the playroom the other night. Little did I know it at the time, but Gideon and I were embarking on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Gideon!

Adoption Yes! Pursue it! -Lord confirm this Lord! 12/31/04 That is what is scribbled down in an old journal. A pretty unassuming little thought from the Lord to me about adoption. It was probably written after a time of prayer … Continue reading

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Hey Dad, Watch This…

Well it happened.  I figured it would.  I figured our 5 year old foster daughter might be first to do it.  And she did.  There we were, swimming in the lake.  I was in the water and she was jumping … Continue reading

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